Saturday, 29th May – Saturday, 10th July 2021

The best work by Devon Guild of Craftsmen Makers

 We built a pond in our garden some 20 years ago. The small lily plant has since multiplied and each year gives us spectacular blooms. I have captured the transitory beauty on camera many times.

During the second national lockdown I searched for creative inspiration amongst my photo albums. One lily photo caught my eye. I have often thought to explore design opportunity on the computer and set about pixelating the lily image. One thing lead to another.

The design was enlarged and printed on sheets of A4 paper which I joined to create a cartoon from which to work, as would a tapestry weaver.

I have a stash of unused hand dyed felt, some of which has blotchy irregular surface colouration. Perfect for cutting into small squares and using to ‘paint’ a canvas. The Lockdown Lily collection was born.

The collection comprises three individual panels each 40cm x 40cm made up of 1.5cm squares and irregular blocks of hand cut felt pieces.

The project has been a truly all consuming lockdown activity!

 

More information from:

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

Additionally, the shop at The Devon Guild is now open again

Saturday, 17th April - Sunday, 27th June 2021

Liz is pleased to have had work selected for this exhibition in Felletin, France.

Tous les deux ans, Felletin met à l’honneur un savoir-faire séculaire et pourtant méconnu : le feutre de laine.

Malgré le report de la 7ème édition des Journées Européennes du feutre à 2023, c’est avec bonheur que nous ouvrons donc notre saison 2021 avec cette exposition de grands formats feutrés d’artistes textiles européens. Reconnu artisanat d’art en 2016, le feutre ainsi déployé en tentures et tapis fait le lien avec la tapisserie de basse-lice, art emblématique du territoire sud-creusois.

Étoffe intissée constituée de fibres amalgamées entre elles, le feutre se révèle protéiforme et enchanteur. Ses qualités et son aspect varient en fonction du type de laine utilisé, de la technique employée, des autres matières ajoutées, de l’épaisseur et enfin du degré de feutrage des fibres.
Venez découvrir toute la diversité, l’inventivité et le charme des créations feutrées de notre temps.

As part of this event, an exhibition presenting the best of the current felted creation, will be shown in the 15th century church of Notre-Dame-du-château.

More information:

FELLETIN PATRIMOINE ENVIRONNEMENT
Place Quinault 23500 Felletin
Tél. : 05 55 66 54 60
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Wednesday, 2nd December 2020 - continuing throughout January 2021

Liz is delighted to be part of Heritage Courtyard Gallery's Winter exhibition. Showcasing fabulous work from gallery artists and guest artists. Beautiful gift ideas amongst a wonderful selection of glass, textiles, ornaments, paintings and much more. 

All exhibiting artists are showcased on the Heritage Courtyard's website. Prices for exhibited work are shown.

For more information or to purchase work please visit the website or email:
 - heritagecourtyardstudio.com
 
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 - Sadler Street, Wells. BA5 2RR

 

Saturday, 12th September - 1st November 2020

An exhibition featuring new work by members of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen.

Every year since the Devon Guild of Craftsmen began there has been a Members’ summer exhibition. It is a chance for them to celebrate their craft knowledge and experience by creating inspirational pieces for our visitors to see and buy. Liz responded to the call with the Boro Boro Kimono, a bespoke couture garment in her hand pleated nuno felt fabric, inspired by her travels in Japan.

More information from:

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

Additionally, the shop at The Devon Guild has been closed for a while but has recently announced that they are excited and relieved to have reopened the Devon Guild of Crafts shop and galleries. 

 

4th - 25th March 2020

Liz is pleased to have been invited to exhibit at the Alumni Exhibition of the Bath Schools of Art and Design.

Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design is hosting a major exhibition to coincide with the Grand Opening of its Locksbrook campus. The exhibition will celebrate the breadth and talent of its illustrious alumni and will coincide with the launch of a new book on the history of Bath’s art schools. The work will be exhibited across its two campuses: Locksbrook and Sion Hill.

More information from:

Bath Spa University
Newton Park
Newton St Loe
BATH
BA2 9BN

012225 876300

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'IMPRINT' celebrates an exhibition of new collections at this exciting contemporary gallery in Bath. Includes fabulous new designs working with Carole to make the softest collaborations of painted cloth and fine cashmere pleated felt shawls.

Further information:

Waller&Wood in Bath
4 Abbey Green
BATH

Wednesday to Saturday 11 - 5pm 
Sunday from 12 - 4pm
Other times by appointment T: 07803 033629

www.wallerandwood.co.uk

 

 

  

 

22nd November 2019 - 19th January 2020

Liz is delighted to be part of this contemplative exhibition for the senses: inspired by nature and wellbeing, winter@devonguild will feature a collection from Devon Guild Members working in many different craft disciplines. Liz will present a new collection of cosy collars and scarves, perfect for the winter season.

More information from:

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

        

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